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June 22, 2015
An Internet of Things expert from MIT said healthcare IoT isn't fully here, but near field communication technology is helping it along.
March 20, 2015
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's CIO John Halamka leads the hospital system into an unusual joint venture with EHR vendor athenahealth Inc.
January 26, 2015
With its acquisition of RazorInsights, athenahealth sets sights on the small hospital market -- and expects to enter bigger inpatient settings.
November 18, 2014
After decades of ignoring the cloud, Epic Systems Corp. reverses course by announcing the release of a massive cloud data center. Analysts and competitors weigh in.
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Cloud computing can help healthcare organizations save money, expand research projects and improve technology offerings. Yet, for some, the age-old question remains: Can cloud services be trusted to protect sensitive healthcare data, such as EHRs?<... Continue Reading
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Healthcare cloud services hold much promise -- genomic research being a good example -- but the industry also worries about the related potential threats. Continue Reading
A chain of rural urgent care clinics was suffering from network and phone downtime until it installed a cloud-based network "bonding" service from Evolve IP. Continue Reading
IT consultant and IoT thinker Frank Palermo, in the second part of a two-part Q&A, says patient satisfaction is the main benefit of healthcare IoT. Continue Reading
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Technology has made life easier for physicians, but can there be too much? That could be determined as IoT in healthcare starts to catch on. Continue Reading
At this year's American Telemedicine Association conference, Intermountain Healthcare shared some of its plans for rolling out telemedicine gear and services. Continue Reading
In candid interviews, KLAS Research and athenahealth discuss the impact of unannounced changes in Best in KLAS health IT software systems awards. Continue Reading
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Healthcare organizations of all sizes can benefit from cloud services, but only if they lock down possible security leaks. Continue Reading
In a podcast recorded at the AHIMA convention, security expert Mac McMillan says that data in the cloud can be made safe with proper precautions. Continue Reading
Nuance Inc., after acquiring medical image sharing cloud Accelarad, is trying to marry the substantial customer bases of both companies. Continue Reading